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10 домов с панорамным остеклением

Признаемся, все мы любим, как выглядит панорамное остекление. Но грамотные проекты домов с ним и вовсе приводят нас в восторг! Давайте посмотрим на …

FBI documents detail how the Russians try to recruit spies

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> It is a scene ripped from Hollywood spy thrillers: Russian agents living and working among everyday, American citizens as cover for their true mission of stealing state secrets.<p>In the real world, it is highly unlikely that your neighbor, coworker or mailman is actually a …

Surveillance

12 performance tricks for optimizing VR apps in Unity 5 • Darshan Shankar

VR applications are far more computationally intensive than non-VR counterparts, making performance optimization a crucial task. If you’re targeting …

Apps

Virtual Reality Uses in Architecture and Design

VR is going to be “more powerful than cocaine”<p>The emergence of virtual reality applications for architecture has been one of the big stories of the …

The Best And Worst Branding Of 2016

We revisit the highs, the lows, the most-Tweeted about. Here are our picks for the best and worst identity design this year.<p>It has never been harder to design a good visual identity. Brands live on dozens of platforms, so they have to look as good on a billboard as they do on a phone screen. …

Instagram launches disappearing Live video and messages

Instagram is combining the best of Snapchat and Periscope to help you get comfortable on camera. Rather than overlap with Facebook Live and Messenger, Instagram is putting an ephemeral spin on video streaming and private messaging.<p>Today, two big new features begin rolling out to Instagram Stories …

Neues Pay-What-You-Want-Bundle aus Mac-Programmen

Zwölf Mac-Apps und ein VPN-Dienst sind derzeit im Paket erhältlich. Der Käufer kann den Preis für das Bundle – in gewissem Rahmen – selbst …

How VR and video games are selling London apartments before they are built

London property developer Higgins Homes is UK's first to replace show apartment with VR.<p>When calling the marketing suite of Clissold Quarter, a new …

iPhone full? Photo Space app shrinks 7 GB of photos down to 1 GB

A new app could just be the answer to the most dreaded error message for iPhone photographers: There is not enough available storage to take a photo. …

iOS-Tipp: Film-Download schaufelt Speicherplatz frei

Wird der Speicherplatz auf iPhone oder iPad knapp, soll sich das System eigentlich selbst Luft verschaffen, tut dies aber nicht immer. Ein einfacher …

How to encrypt your iOS or Android device

Keep your personal data protected in a few easy steps.<p>The battle between Apple and the FBI has brought a renewed focus on the importance of encryption. Regardless of what your opinion on the case may be, I shouldn't have to explain the significance of protecting your personal data -- and it all …

Information Systems

How to make a virtual reality game before the market even exists (hint: you don’t)

Oculus VR is only a few weeks away from releasing the Rift headset. And while that kicks off high-end virtual reality on PC, it’s the end of an uncertain journey for developers building games for these devices.<p>One of the earliest games due out for the Rift this spring is a sci-fi explorer called …

Virtual Reality

Making VR Games Just Got Easier With The Unreal Engine

That dream you had, to create worlds with a touch of button and a wave of your hand? Well that’s happening right now thanks to Epic Games. The Unreal Engine, from independent studios to triple AAA titles, is one of the most popular game engines to make video games today. So, to have it be …

Virtual Reality

Sundance Film Festival Has Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Flying Whales

New virtual reality narrative experiments help bring interactivity to moviegoers.<p>The story of virtual reality at Utah's Sundance Film Festival largely mirrors the recent history of virtual reality itself. There was just a kernel of hype surrounding it a couple of years ago, but now that focus has …

You can watch 13 of the best VR films at Sundance from your home right now

This year, you’ll be able to attend the Sundance Film Festival from the comfort of your home – or parts of it, anyway.<p>For the next couple of weeks, you can use the Milk VR app for Google Cardboard or Samsung’s Gear VR to watch 13 entries. That’s only a portion of the rather expansive lineup at this …

Virtual Reality

16 of the coolest apps for Cardboard, Google's DIY virtual reality headset

Google Cardboard is one of the search giant's coolest projects in a long time.<p>Sure, it's not as immediately useful as Google Maps, and you won't find yourself checking it as often as Search — but it's virtual reality! Using your smartphone!<p>With just a piece of cardboard and a compatible smartphone, …

The Climb – the most head-spinning virtual reality experience yet

Crytek’s new project for the Oculus Rift shows us exactly where VR gaming is going – towards heady and experiential gameplay<p>Above you, the craggy face of the cliff seems to stretch up endlessly toward the sky, offering perilously few footholds. In the far distance there’s a small village by a …

Virtual Reality

YouTube now lets you watch any video with a VR headset

It’s not just the New York Times getting ready to present virtual reality videos on Google Cardboard; YouTube is today announcing support for 3D VR videos.<p>To be clear, YouTube has been able to play 360-degree videos since March. You can watch those by moving your phone around in the air, or …

Virtual Reality

Immerge is a ball of Lytro cameras for VR video

Lytro first made a name for itself with a small rectangular camera that did one magical thing: It allowed you to refocus photos <i>after</i> you've taken them. It did this trick thanks to some complex software and the camera's unique light field technology that captures millions of rays of light. Last …

Indoor Survey: Apples versteckte App zur Positionsbestimmung in Innenräumen

Die App ist offenbar für Gebäudebetreiber gedacht, die Indoor-Positionsbestimmung anbieten wollen. Sie erfasst Aufenthaltsorte über Hochfrequenzdaten …

Here's everything we know about Microsoft's augmented reality headset HoloLens

Rather than doubling down on mobile, Microsoft has decided to look into the future — and the result is HoloLens.<p>The headset, which has been at least three years in the making and is rumoured to be released sometime in early 2017, is all part of the new "One Windows" strategy that sees Microsoft …

Augmented Reality

Emergent VR, A Smartphone-Based VR Video Capture And Viewing Startup, Raises $2.2 Million

Emergent VR, a startup that promises full video capture that can be viewed on virtual reality headsets like the Gear VR, has raised $2.2 million from Accel Partners, Rothenberg Ventures and Google Ventures.<p>Emergent VR’s play is that it can build a simpler experience for users who want to capture …

Every week is Shark Week: Discovery launches network for virtual reality video

Google Cardboard, Samsung Gear VR, and soon Oculus will get some non-game viewing.<p>On Thursday, Discovery Communications, the parent company of the …

Virtual Reality

The UN Is Using Virtual Reality to Make the Rich and Powerful Feel Empathy

A new campaign uses virtual reality documentaries to raise awareness and trigger empathy.<p>I'm standing on the rooftop of an abandoned building in Monrovia, Liberia. My gaze drifts from the setting sun to the man next to me strumming a homemade guitar. Singing along is a young woman named Decontee …

Critical kit: Samsung Gear VR

The Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) device was one of the biggest success stories of Kickstarter in recent years. The Rift isn’t yet available for …

Virtual Reality

Virtual reality porn is here

Everyone knew it was coming, and some manufacturers have already said they didn’t care; but perhaps earlier than anyone expected, the first dedicated …

360Fly could do for VR what GoPro did for action cameras

"GoPro's done a good job," 360fly's CEO Peter Adderton told <i>Mashable</i>. "They own the [action camera] space. No one owns the 360-degree video …

VR startups: Stop trying to make virtual reality treadmills a thing

Virtual reality treadmills are a bad idea and they're never going to be a thing that appeals to the masses.<p>But first a little history lesson. In …

Virtual reality can bring a new dimension to business​

After months of anticipation and development, Oculus has finally unveiled the consumer version of its Rift virtual reality (VR) headset. This could be the start of something big for consumers and businesses alike.<p>This is not the first time there has been hype about virtual reality, having first …

Virtual Reality